Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Simon Says..........Shake It!

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Happy July, and welcome to our first challenge of the month at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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We have a fun theme for you this week - confetti packets or shaker cards!  The design team are all using Simon exclusives, and we'd love to see you using some, too, but it's not necessary to enter.  I learned how to make shaker cards earlier this spring, (using Scotch double-sided foam tape) and have loved the process, so I've made 2 cards for you.

My first card uses a butterfly washi tape to border my shaker, which is filled with some Simon's Tiny Flower sequins, a few Pretty Pink Posh Springtime sequins, and some clear ones:

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I also used cut 2 Leanna butterflies and secured them to the shaker packet with tiny green clothespins.  Since there wasn't a good space to add a sentiment, I left the front alone.  Here's the inside of my card, using a sentiment from Simon's Flower Friend stamp set, another Leanna butterfly and a tiny pink flower sequin:

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My 2nd card uses a Simon sentiment from Happy Every Day stamped in Audrey Blue ink inside my shaker, along with more of those cute tiny flower sequins.  I stamped and die-cut some of  Whimsical Flowers for the corner, centered with a button.  

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Now it's your turn!  

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We have a $50.00 gift voucher to the Simon Says Stamp Superstore for the random winner of our challenge!

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I can't WAIT to see what you make!

Before I go, there are a few sales going on over at the store.  Just click on the graphic to be taken to the right department.





20 comments:

  1. Love your use of the flower sequins for these fun shakers and the clothespins on the butterflies is so clever!

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  2. These shaker cards are so bright and fun, Lin! Love them both. :)

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  3. These are very cute! I'm loving that birthday card!

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  4. Gorgeous cards Lin :-) I love the clothes pins ,, what a brillinat idea and the little flower sequins and colours are so pretty. Love them both :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  5. Coth fabulous card Lin, I love those butterflies anchored with pegs - brilliant!!! The washi tape and sequins are so pretty!!! In contrast
    the design and elements of the second are so stylish!!!

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  6. Gorgeous shaker cards, Lin! I love your colour combinations and I knew I should've bought those little flower sequins!

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  7. Very fun and pretty shaker cards Lin!! And I really the like how some of the flower sequins stayed at the top and on the side of the card even when it's held upright! :)

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  8. Cute shakers Lin, I love the second one with the fun frame!

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  9. Beautiful shaker cards Lin!! Love the designs, colors and cute sequins you used!!

    hugs...

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  10. Gorgeous cards, Lin! I'm loving the bright palettes and the mini clothespins as the butterfly centers is too cute :)


    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  11. hi Lin! this is sooo pretty, luv the gorgeous butterflies and the sweet sequins! hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  12. These are amazing, Lin! I haven't tried a shaker card yet but you just inspired me to give it a try.

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  13. Love your shaker cards Lin!! So many pretty details .. I am loving those sequins!!

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  14. Soooo pretty! I love the beautiful die cuts on the second (and how you made the frame with washi!!)
    Your second card is just so fun! Those big blooms are awesome!

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  15. I love these charming shaker cards, Lin! Both of them are so pretty!

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  16. awesome cards Lin. Shakers are so pretty using sequins.

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  17. Love both your colourful shaker cards.
    luv
    Debby

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  18. Your clothespin butterfly bodies are BRILLIANT!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!